Parliamentary Committee on Education, Science and Culture of Georgia holds discussions on draft amendments to the Georgian “Law on Broadcasting”. According to the initiated amendments, program frame of the content, which is originally produced in a foreign language, should not exceed 10% quota. On September 2nd, 2014, at the parliament of Georgia, draft amendments to the “Law on Broadcasting" has been discussed. Together with a draft bill "On broadcasting", changes are made to the draft bill "On the state language". The mentioned amendments are planned to enter into force from January 1st, 2015.
Workshop with participation of experts from OGP Countries is being hosted by Netherlands, in Hague.
On Tuesday, September 2nd, a meeting was held between IDFI and the representative of EBRD - Tauno Aijala. The purpose of the meeting was sharing Finnish experience and recommendations concerning digital switchover process.
The Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons From the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia is responsible for deciding on the issues of granting the status of a refugee to the nationals of foreign countries as well as to individuals having no nationality
IDFI has prepared a newsletter summarizing organization's activities in August. Short reviews of research and posts, published on IDFI's website or blogs are represented in the newsletter.
International Summer School ENPI beyond 2013 in South Caucasus Region: Challenges in Good Governance was officially opened today, August 25 at Tbilisi State University.
Tbilisi State University, University of Tartu and The Institute for Development of Freedom of Information (IDFI) are glad to announce international Summer School, financed by the Government of Estonia: ENPI beyond 2013 in South Caucasus region: challenges in good governance.
Institute for development of freedom of Information provides divers public information received from Self-governmental authorities of Georgia. Information received to IDFI is now accessible on www.opendata.ge
Economic council meeting was held in the government administration with the guidance of Prime Minister on August 12th. In terms of the meeting the members of the council discussed the implemented as well as planned activities in terms of development of electronic governance in Georgia.
With the Decree of the Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili regulation of salary supplements of the head and other officials of the Chancellery has been defined.